PLANNING AND LAND USE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

JOHN FERRARO COUNCIL CHAMBER, ROOM 340, CITY HALL - 2:30 PM

200 NORTH SPRING STREET, LOS ANGELES, CA 90012
MEMBERS:

COUNCILMEMBER JOSE HUIZAR, CHAIR

 

COUNCILMEMBER MARQUEECE HARRIS-DAWSON

 

COUNCILMEMBER MITCHELL ENGLANDER

 

COUNCILMEMBER BOB BLUMENFIELD

 

COUNCILMEMBER CURREN D. PRICE, JR.

 

 

(Sharon Dickinson- Legislative Assistant - (213) 978-1077)

 

(Written comments on agenda items may be submitted to clerk.plumcommittee@lacity.org)

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MULTIPLE AGENDA ITEM COMMENT
GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT
ITEM NO. (1)
07-1175

Director of Planning oral status report relative to ongoing development of City planning policies, work programs, operations, and other items of interest.

 

 

ITEM NO. (2)
13-1019

TIME LIMIT: 7/20/18; LAST DAY FOR COUNCIL ACTION: 7/3/18

Communication from the Mayor relative to the reappointment of Ms. Renee Dake Wilson to the Los Angeles City Planning Commission for the term ending June 30, 2023.

 

Financial Disclosure Statement:  Filed.

 

Community Impact Statement:  None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO. (3)
14-0495

TIME LIMIT: 7/20/18; LAST DAY FOR COUNCIL ACTION: 7/3/18

Communication from the Mayor relative to the reappointment of Mr. Christopher Arellano to the East Los Angeles Area Planning Commission for the term ending June 30, 2023.

 

Financial Disclosure Statement:  Pending.

 

Community Impact Statement:  None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO. (4)
15-1393

TIME LIMIT: 7/20/18; LAST DAY FOR COUNCIL ACTION: 7/3/18

Communication from the Mayor relative to the reappointment of Ms. Veronica Padilla to the Los Angeles City Planning Commission for the term ending June 30, 2023.

 

Financial Disclosure Statement:  Filed.

 

Community Impact Statement:  None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO. (5)
14-1411-S3

Report from the Chief Legislative Analyst relative to the Transfer of Floor Area Rights Public Benefit Payment Trust Fund distribution.

 

 

ITEM NO. (6)
18-0439
CD 14

TIME LIMIT: 8/13/18; LAST DAY FOR COUNCIL ACTION: 8/10/18

Application filed by Smorgasburg LA and Communication from Council District 14, relative to granting the application for Determination of Public Convenience or Necessity for the on-site and off-site sales of alcoholic beverages for Smorgasburg LA, located at 757-787 South Alameda Street and 1318-1329 East 7th Street.

 

Applicant/Owner:  Smorgasburg LA

 

Representative:  Jonathan Yang

 

Case No. ZA-2017-3096-MPA

 

Community Impact Statement:  None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO. (7)
18-0277
CD 14

CONTINUED FROM 5/15/18

TIME LIMIT AND LAST DAY FOR COUNCIL ACTION: 7/3/18

Application filed by Lawn School LLC dba Flask and Field and Communication from Council District 14, relative to granting the application for Determination of Public Convenience or Necessity for the on-site sale of alcoholic beverages for Flask and Field, located at 767 South Alameda Street, Suite 180.

 

Applicant:  Lawn School LLC dba Flask and Field

 

Owner:  Alameda Square Owner, LLC / Atlas Capital Group

 

Representative:  Miriam Yoo, Sole Owner/Managing Member Lawn School LLC dba Flask and Field

 

Case No. ZA-2015-4211-MCUP-CUX-ZV

 

Community Impact Statement:  None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO. (8)
18-0387
CD 4

CONTINUED FROM 6/19/18

TIME LIMIT AND LAST DAY FOR COUNCIL ACTION: 7/31/18

Categorical Exemption from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Public Resources Code Section 15332, and related CEQA findings, report from the South Valley Area Planning Commission and draft Ordinance relative to a Zone Change from [Q]RD-1.5-1 to (T)[Q]R3-1, for the construction of a three-story, nine-unit, residential apartment building over subterranean parking, with a maximum height of 35 feet, including 17 parking spaces, 15 bicycle spaces, plus an accessible disabled parking space at grade level (rear of site), including the demolition of a one-story, three-dwelling unit structure and detached carport with no tree removal, for the properties located at 14719-14723 West Magnolia Street, subject to Conditions of Approval.

 

Applicant:  Adam and Simon Moloudi

 

Representative:  Ken Stockton, Ken Stockton Architects Inc.

 

Case No. APCSV-2017-894-ZC

 

Environmental No. ENV-2017-895-CE

 

Fiscal Impact Statement:  Yes.

 

Community Impact Statement:  None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO. (9)
18-0433
CD 12

TIME LIMIT AND LAST DAY FOR COUNCIL ACTION: 8/14/18

Mitigated Negative Declaration, Mitigation Measures, Mitigation Monitoring Program and related California Environmental Quality Act findings, report from the North Valley Area Planning Commission and draft Ordinances relative to a Zone Change from RA-1 to (T)(Q)R1-1, and Building Line Removal of a 24-foot building line along Haskell Avenue, for the construction, use and maintenance of five, two-story, approximately 2,198 square-foot single family dwellings, with a maximum height of 28 feet, for the properties located at 8609 North Haskell Avenue, 8602-8610 North Dempsey Avenue and 15803-15823 West Napa Street, subject to Conditions of Approval.

 

Applicant:  Chuck Francoeur, Montage Development

 

Case No. APCNV-2016-4805-ZC-BL

 

Environmental No. ENV-2016-4806-MND

 

Fiscal Impact Statement:  Yes.

 

Community Impact Statement:  None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO. (10)
18-0437
CD 5,10,11

TIME LIMIT: 7/30/18; LAST DAY FOR COUNCIL ACTION: 7/3/18

Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and Appendices, Final EIR, Mitigation Monitoring Program (MMP), California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Findings of Facts, Statement of Overriding Considerations and related CEQA findings; reports from the Mayor and the Los Angeles City Planning Commission; Resolution for a) certifying the EIR, adopting the EIR Findings, Statement of Overriding Considerations, and MMP and b) amending the West Los Angles Community Plan, Palms-Mar Vista-Del Rey Community Plan and West Adams-Baldwin Hills-Leimert Community Plan, as described in the Plan Resolution; proposed Exposition Corridor Transit Neighborhood Plan (Specific Plan) and proposed ordinance effectuating a Zone Change to amend the boundaries of the West Adams-Baldwin Hills-Leimert Community Plan Implementation Overlay "Commercial Corridors" subarea; and draft ordinances  to a) establish the Exposition Corridor Transit Neighborhood Plan (Specific Plan) boundaries, b) to effectuate Zone Changes on the Land Use Designation map and Zone Change Map, c) to effectuate Zone Changes to repeal the West Pico Community Design Overlay (CDO), and d) to amend Section 12.04 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code to add to the Specific Plan zones:  EC Exposition Corridor Transit Neighborhood Plan, for a project area located approximately eight miles west of Downtown Los Angeles, containing an area of approximately 1,971 acres, and including all properties located approximately within a half-mile of the following Exposition Line Light Rail Transit stations: Culver City, Palms, Westwood/Rancho Park, Expo/Sepulveda and Expo/Bundy.

 

Applicant:  City of Los Angeles

 

Case No. CPC-2013-621-ZC-GPA-SP

 

Environmental No. ENV-2013-622-EIR; SCH No. 2013031038

 

Fiscal Impact Statement:  Yes.

 

Community Impact Statement:  Yes.

Against unless amended: Westside Neighborhood Council

For: Palms Neighborhood Council

 

 

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